Glisten - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡlɪsn|  American pronunciation of the word glisten
Brit.  |ˈɡlɪs(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word glisten


- the quality of shining with a bright reflected light (syn: glister, glitter, scintillation, sparkle)


- be shiny, as if wet(syn: gleam, glint, glitter, shine)


Rain made the streets glisten.

The streets glistened in the rain.

Her eyes glistened with tears.

a long beach of glistening sand

The boy's back was glistening with sweat.

His eyes were glistening

Word forms

I/you/we/they: glisten
he/she/it: glistens
present participle: glistening
past tense: glistened
past participle: glistened
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